Social Studies

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The blended Unit Plan is for Grade six social studies. The lesson allows students to research and learn in a variety of formats. 

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This unit emphasizes the diaspora of human history.

 

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State guidelines address various antebellum (pre-Civil War) reform movement - Abolition, Education, Women’s Rights

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Students choose and research a state using online search sites, and then using an online template, log their research.  Research includes the geography, economy, and history of the state, in addition to other facts such as interesting places to visit and a comparison of their chosen state to their home state of Michigan.  Students write a draft of their report, a final typed version o

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Before learning the format and features of The Constitution, the students  have a chapter that relates the challenges to governing post Revolutionary War and subsequent failure of our first form of government (The Articles of Confederation) during Shays’s Rebellion.

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The life of Native Americans before European exploration, including cultural regions and how different tribes adapted to their environment.  

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Students will be able to identify ways in which they can be a good friend to those around them.

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Students will investigate the Silk Road to learn about the beginnings of globalization, and study the process of globalization, global trade, comparative advantage, design, sourcing, manufacturing and distribution. Students will consider if globalization results in more positive or negative contributions to our communities and society as whole.

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